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Spark Your Curiosity.

A place of never-ending curiosity and inspiration focusing on science, history and culture.

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Ice Age: Michigan’s Frozen Secrets

This is a fascinating exhibit that explores the icy world of North America during the last glacial period.

Snow: Tiny Crystals, Global Impact

This exhibit that explores the science behind snow and how it impacts the world on a global scale, including its influence on weather patterns, ecosystems, and human societies.
Visitors Exploring Fashion and Nature Exhibit

Fashion + Nature

Examine the relationship between the natural world and the fashion industry.
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Overcoming Hateful Things: Stories from the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Imagery
Explore this new traveling exhibit from the Jim Crow Museum at Ferris State University.


We’re excited to share exhibitions and events designed to inspire.

Chaffee Planetarium

Catch your seasonal favorites like The Queen Light Show, Under Starlit Skies, and the newest planetarium show Living Worlds

Camp Curious

Kids in pre-K through 12th grade will explore science, history, culture and more beginning June 12 and available through August 4, 2023.  

1928 Spillman Carousel

Book your ride and this renovated artifact! Open now for free daily rides, the 1928 Spillman Carousel is ready for you.

Alabama Story

Ebony Road Players and the GRPM are proud to present “Alabama Story” by Kenneth Jon, playing June 8 – 11, 2023.

Explore the Community Collections with 250,000+ Artifacts & Specimens.

The GRPM boasts one of Michigan’s largest collections of historical and cultural artifacts and scientific specimens that tell the stories of West Michigan and the wider world.

Build Your Ideal Museum Field Trip.

Including free and affordable onsite and virtual programming to connect to curriculum and inspire curiosity.

Become a Member.

Take Your Curiosity to the Next Level!

  • Free admission every day of the year
  • Discounts to planetarium shows, camps and more
  • Free admission to 300+ museums and science centers nationwide
  • Free parking in the Museum’s ramp
  • Pays for itself in less than 2 visits